Steven Sinofsky has updated the Windows 8 Development Blog. This comes in the wake of three major Windows 8 related releases happening today. Here is the text: Today, Windows 8 Release Preview is available for download in 14 languages. This is our final pre-release, and includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new...

It’s here people! Let’s go! Microsoft has made available the download links today. The build number is 8400 and is sized at 2.5GB for 32bit and 3.3GB for 64-bit. It is available for download via ISO or web installer, much like the Consumer Preview. System Specifications: Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster RAM: 1...

The folks at Winbeta got their hands on the Windows 8 Release Preview early and made a review video. They do a nice run through. Check it out… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFsi85cKEC8

Nice catch from TheNextWeb. They were able to catch the following post (below) on a Microsoft blog from Vice President on the Windows Development team, Chuck Chan. He was touting the release of the Windows 8 Release Preview to the Windows Dev Center. The blog post (dated May 31st) seems to have disappeared, perhaps...

Winbeta have put together a YouTube video showing the Windows 8 Release Preview from a leaked Chinese build. This build has some some of the apps in Chinese and some in English. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Vq46EjTmAs

A Chinese version of the Release Preview (build 8400) has appeared on the internet. The ISO is named 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X64FRE_CLIENT_ZH-CN-HRC_CCSA_X64FRE_ZH-CN_DV5.ISO, and the build was compiled on the 18th of May at build 8400. Windows 8 Chinese Version The build was available for download on non...

Quite a few new screenshots from PCbeta showing what seems to be a Chinese set of Windows 8 Release Preview screenshots. First of all, here are some basic desktop shots: Next a shot from the Windows Update bit from the Control Panel. Windows 8 Release Preview Desktop Windows Update Some Flash Player shots: Windows 8...

Build Numbers for Windows 8 Release Preview There’s more news from the site Winunleaked about the different builds expected for the Windows 8 Release Preview. They released the build names and numbers: Windows 8 Release Preview (Core, Pro,...

According to the good folks at Winunleaked.tk, the Windows 8 Release Preview is already available to select Microsoft partners and OEM’s. Allegedly, the build number is: File name: 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X86FRE_CLIENT_EN-US-HRC_CCSA_X86FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO The Windows 8 Release Preview is expected sometime in...

New rumor about the release date for the Windows 8 Release Preview. In a tweet on Twitter, Mega Leaker Canouna has indicated that the Windows 8 Release preview will be released on June 1 2012. How reliable is Canouna? Pretty reliable but this ultimately will be a Microsoft decision so you never know. Another data...